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658 - 17 October 2014: News
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
Figure 1: Flow chart of the methodology used to estimate CO2 emissions from road transport in the Business-as-usual (BAU) Scenario (VKT = vehicle kilometres travelled)
John Whitelegg
The Climate Change Act requires “at least” an 80% reduction in CO2 equivalent emissions by 2050 on a 1990 base. The transport sector is... continue
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
The decision to award the ScotRail franchise to Dutch firm Abellio prompted a wave of commentary concerning the growing dominance of foreign state-owned operators in the UK rail sector
Rik Thomas
ON 9 OCTOBER The Scottish Daily Record editorialised on the decision by the Scottish Government to award the ScotRail franchise to Abellio (p10).... continue
Categories: Railways, All of UK, Europe
Local Transport Today
Media monitor
THE BATTLE over whether or not London should build a pair of ‘cycle superhighways’, or not, continued to become increasingly fractious in... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
A Quality Contract Scheme would initially boost patronage, says Nexus, but rising car ownership would then drive a downward trend
Andrew Forster
The report on Tyne and Wear bus policy going to next week’s meeting of the North East Combined Authority runs to more than 900 pages, surely... continue